Dona Ana County Foreman-Road Department in United States

Ability Test will be administered

Responsible for scheduling day-to-day allocation and use of skilled and semi-skilled trades employees, materials, and equipment, while performing maintenance of paved and unpaved roads, repairs and maintenance of drainage structures, repairs and maintenance of cattle guards, road construction, and bridge/culvert construction.

  • Organize, direct, review and adjust allocation of resources and assignment of activities to ensure continuity of operation of the roads, bridges and culverts

  • Inspects for weed control and tree obstructions, road condition, cattle guards, and drains

  • Investigates complaints from the public

  • Operates equipment and trains personnel in equipment operation, construction practices and techniques; instructs and monitors safe work practices for road personnel; recording of PMI daily on all equipment used

  • Supervises and guides assigned personnel issuing written and/or oral instructions and inspecting work that is in progress and completed each day

  • Identifies and orders needed materials and maintains pertinent records; coordinates work with other foreman and sometimes overlaps in assisting the other crews

  • Responsible to interpret plans and specifications

  • Reports work progress, materials and equipment used on a daily basis

  • Responsible for assigned personnel performance evaluations and recommends disciplinary actions as needed.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES. May be assigned to on-call

A. Education. High school diploma or equivalent,

B. Experience. A minimum of seven years full time experience in the road construction and maintenance and/or general construction areas to include at least three years in a supervisory capacity.

C. Education / Experience substitution. As per County Policy.

D. Licenses/Certifications. A valid unrestricted Commercial Driver's License, Class A, endorsements preferred.

E. Other (e.g., post-offer medical exam, polygraph, background check, driver’s license record, etc.). Background check, driver’s license check, alcohol and drug testing.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Skill, acquired through considerable training and experience, to operate and adjust varied equipment for purposes such as performing numerous standardized tests or operations.

Knowledge of: Construction plans; methods and equipment of read construction and maintenance; types and uses of equipment used in highway construction and maintenance; operating characteristics of maintenance and construction equipment; federal, state, and county laws; ordinances; OSHA safety regulations.

Ability to: Plan and supervise the work of a labor crew; understand, interpret and carry out oral and written instructions; establish and maintain a working relationship with employees and the public; use good judgment in administrative and personnel situations; plan work schedules; maintain daily reports.

ID Requisition Number: 2016-2272

Department: Roads Department

Post End Date: 12/9/2016